Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

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An alarming rate of “get the content up now, ASAP&# regardless of what it looks like, instructional design is typically tossed out the window, especially when the ID, CD or whomever is tasked to create is handed a stream of documents in Word or PPT or some other form. PPT or Word to Flash and the end user can add a TOC, some assessments, audio, video, even additional flash learning objects and attachments. Open Source Free Content Authoring Tools.

State of the Authoring Tool Industry 2015

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If you are wondering if the “publish once to all” means the vendor is using PENS, the answer is no, they are not using PENS. . However, I think every SaaS authoring tool vendor should use PENS. . First AT vendor to use PENS. There is a product on the market called Adapt Learning which is an open source authoring tool for mobile built on framework from Kineo. It is not a free open source authoring tool. – in case you were wondering.

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Rapid Content Authoring Tools 2010 – Innovators, Winners and Updated Trends

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Innovation abounded and the push to focus on the “PPT to Flash&# angle continued to shine. Open Source Product of the Year (i.e. Sure, other vendors will say you can do that too, but you have to open each object file to get it. Import and convert PPT to the web, add rich media. Greater usage of open source content authoring tools, across all sectors, not just education and regardless of tech skill set or instructional developer background.

The Latest: Rapid Content Authoring Tool Market

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PowerPoint – Ability to integrate or use PPT in your courses. Some vendors push heavily on PPT, implying that a great WBT is really a PPT converted to Flash. The latter is slowly gaining speed, which is an advantage to LMS vendors who have a CAT in their own product – which is SCORM,PENS/IMS compliant. More vendors seem interested in PPT, then having this as a spec in their product.

Best of the Best: Content Authoring Tools

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Feature sets – they have to be more than PPT to Flash or add an audio clip and video clip to the course. Yes, it offers the social learning authoring features – robust actually, which most vendors in this space does not, but it has added task management and PENS. #7 That said, for a freebie -and yes, I said freebie (open source) it has a lot of power. While traditionally best of the best are announced in December, I decided why wait.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles

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You can sort a cup of miscellaneous pens in 10 different ways, and certain pens will group together based on certain characteristics. Each pen, while it may have commonalities with others, is still unique. Hopefully some of those detail oriented 17 bullets per PPT slide will get that some of us dont CARE about or need all that detail that they crave. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.